The Year of Loving Dangerously

July 21, 2009 by  
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My graphic novel with Pablo G. Callejo, The Year of Loving Dangerously, is finished! The artwork is done, edits are underway, and Mikhaela Reid is working on the back cover.

Newsarama on Geary’s Famous Players

July 21, 2009 by  
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  “Another winning true-crime volume from Rick Geary.  No surprise there, as Geary’s made a long and successful career of this type of comics.  In addition to presenting all the evidence in a clear and precise narrative, Geary’s art is perfectly suited to this type of factual accounting.  His representational pen-and-ink drawings couch the events […]

Dungeon reviewed in Realms of Fantasy

July 21, 2009 by  
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“Sfar & Trondheim get a huge chuckle out of subverting the genre and paying tribute to it- sometimes in the same panel. This new installment fully lives up to the praise Dungeon has garnered from sources as various as Asimov’s SF magazine and The New York Times Book Review.” Jeff Vandermeer in Realms of Fantasy […]

San Diego: Free signed print by Royo for each book purchased

July 21, 2009 by  
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In our last bit of news before heading out to the San Diego Comic Con, we’ll be giving out a free signed plate by Luis Royo limited to 200  for every book purchased of his! We’ll have the complete array of his available books at our booth. Starting this fall, we will be relaunching his […]

Turkmenistan!

July 20, 2009 by  
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In my new book the former Turkmen leader Turkmenbashy isn’t a main character, but he’s very much a presence in the background of the story. I was in the country when he passed away (and I got to see his funeral procession which had a carriage holding his body pulled through the capital city of […]

THE BIG KAHN PREMIERES at the San Diego Con

July 20, 2009 by  
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Neil Kleid’s And Nicolas Cinquegrani’s The Big Kahn which Graphic Novel Reporter already touted as one of the Hot Graphic Novels of this summer makes its premiere next week at the San Diego Comic-con where Neil Kleid will appear to sign at our booth #1528. Here’s Neil’s schedule of appearances: Thurs.: 1-2:30, 4-7 Fri.: 10:30-noon, […]

San Francisco Jewish Weekly Interview, Part 1

July 19, 2009 by  
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Hey, I was interviewed this past week for the San Francisco Jewish Weekly’s Comix Friday column and the first part went live HERE. Next week, we expand on THE BIG KAHN in detail. “If you do know what you’re doing, art can be a little more tedious than writing. I can write a 200-page graphic […]

Things Undone special preview at San Diego Comic-con

July 17, 2009 by  
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Shane White will be at our booth #1528 at next week’s San Diego comic-con to sign a beautiful offset printed 2 color preview (actually part of the book’s print run itself) of his forthcoming THINGS UNDONE which ships to stores later in August. Come meet him, take a look and get a collectible available only […]

Lewis Trondheim at San Diego Comic-con!

July 16, 2009 by  
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If you hadn’t heard yet, Lewis Trondheim, the great French comic artist behind our increasingly popular Dungeon and Little Nothings books, amongst others, is an official guest of the San Diego Comic-con happening next week. He will be appearing at our booth #1528 on Friday the 24th from 4 to 5:30. We will have the […]

‘Capt.’ Comics Smith on Geary and Mijeong

July 16, 2009 by  
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Nationally syndicated columnist Andrew ‘Capt. Comics’ Smith who also has a regular column in the Comics Buyers Guide, has this to say about two of our recent books: On Geary’s latest Famous Players: “Whodunit? As usual, that’s up to you. Geary never fails to impress and “Famous Players” is just another reason why.” On our […]